Taylorsville man charged with lustful touching of a child
Twenty-four-year-old arrested in Hattiesburg near scene of alleged incident
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) _ A 24-year-old Taylorsville man was arrested by Hattiesburg police in on-going investigation involving lustful touching of a child.
Zachary Barnes was arrested Saturday night and charged with one count of touching of a child under 16 for lustful purposes.
Police say the incident occurred at a relative of Barnes’ residence in Hattiesburg. Barnes was taken into custody near the scene.
Because of the nature of the on-going investigation, the police are not releasing the age of the victim nor the location where the alleged incident occurred.
Barnes has been booked into the Forrest County Jail.
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